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Candidate Search - Head, Office of Information and Resource Management


Dear Colleague:

We have initiated a national search for the National Science Foundation’s Head of the Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM).

OIRM provides high-quality support for the people and business needs of the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Office Head is a member of the NSF leadership team and the principal advisor to the NSF Director, Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer, and other senior managers on agency operations issues, including those related to physical space, IT, and personnel management. The Office Head leads a diverse staff of approximately 600 federal staff and contractors. An information sheet summarizing the activities and the responsibilities of the position is available at, and also linked below.

Members of the search advisory committee can be found at (also linked below). I appreciate that these accomplished individuals are willing to lend their time and expertise to help us fill this vital position.

We seek your help in disseminating this opportunity and encouraging qualified people to apply for this crucial post. Ideal candidates must demonstrate outstanding leadership; a deep appreciation for the role that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics play in our society; a grasp of the issues and challenges involved in providing operational support to a science agency; and the ability to serve effectively as a key member of the NSF leadership team. We are especially interested in identifying members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities for this vital post. Individuals from any sector — academic, government, or industry — are welcome to apply.

Please see for a full position description, and instructions on submitting an application. Applications must be made through the USAJobs Web site, and must be submitted by September 7, 2018.

Your assistance in this important task is appreciated.

          /// signed ///
          France A. Córdova

[Overview of NSF Office of Information and Resource Management]

[Membership of the OIRM Search Advisory Committee]

[PDF version of Letter and Committee Membership]

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